Geronimo Stilton is a fictional children's book character created by Elisabetta Dami. The character in the book is a best-selling mouse author who works as a journalist at the Rodent's Gazette. These books are written in an autobiography style, continuing the premise that books were written by Geronimo himself.
Elisabetta Dami has written 62 books for the Geronimo Stilton book series. The books started out only being released in Italy, where it became a hit, and then released in the United States in 2004. From the book series, there was a TV series that showed in various parts of Europe, along with graphic novels and a stage play. The popularity of the Geronimo Stilton books have led to them being translated into 35 languages and the character being given his own website.
Geronimo's stories include his sister Thea, a cousin named Trap and his nephew Benjamin. The books and comics include one or more of these individuals on the adventures in the books. Geronimo is a quiet mouse that wishes to stay home, but is constantly getting pulled into one adventure after another by his family and friends. In the graphic novels, these adventures escalate all the way to time travel so that Geronimo and his friends can stop history from being changed.